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Musikmesse is Europe’s largest guitar trade show, here you will find all the news from MusikMesse Frankfurt each year

MusikMesse 2014: Freshman Guitars Reveal Songwriter Series

Written on March 13, 2014 at 10:42 am, by Jon

Today at Frankfurt Musikmesse, Freshman Guitars have revealed the new Songwriter Series – an inspiring range of guitars featuring new AER systems and designed with the aspiring musician in mind.

The new Freshman Guitars Songwriter Series comprises of 12 models …

MusikMesse 2014: BluGuitar presents Amp1

Written on March 13, 2014 at 10:24 am, by Jon

BluGuitar-Amp1
BluGuitar is the new brand from renowned guitarist Thomas Blug. Thomas is introducing his new BluGuitar Amp1 guitar amplifier system At Musikmesse 2014 in Hall 4.0, Stand H10.

Amp1 is a fully analogue guitar amp with four channels amplified by …

MusikMesse 2014: Korg announce the RimPitch Acoustic Guitar Tuner

Written on March 13, 2014 at 10:01 am, by Jon

Just when you thought you had seen every implementation of the guitar tuner along comes the Korg RimPitch… yes that is the real name, for Acoustic guitar.

To use the Rimpitch, you attach it to the lower side of the

MusikMesse 2014: Boss Announce the GT-001 Guitar Effects Processor

Written on March 11, 2014 at 8:02 pm, by Jon

Boss multi-effects processors aren’t exactly known for their good looks but are definitely well known for the great tones packed inside them. However that all changes as of now, at MusikMesse 2014 BOSS will launch their new desktop processor, the …

MusikMesse 2014: Carl Martin to release 6Pack analog multi-effect

Written on March 11, 2014 at 8:59 am, by Jon

carl martin 6pack multi-effect
Carl Martin believes that their new 6Pack is the first pro-quality, all analog, full programmable multi effect on the market. The 6Pack makes it possible to use one of four presets in each of 99 Banks using the 6 different …

MusikMesse 2013: The Guitar Channel interviews Ola Strandberg

Written on April 26, 2013 at 9:45 am, by Jon


This is a great video interview by Pierre Journel from The Guitar Channel recorded at MusikMesse 2013. This interview was recorded just prior to the big announcement from Ola that he is forming a new company called Astral EXR Systems …

MusikMesse 2013: ESP Announce E-II Guitars

Written on April 19, 2013 at 10:34 am, by Jon

ESP E-II
Last December ESP Guitars announced the new LTD Elite series made in Japan at the same manufacturing facility as the rest of their high-end ESP models. Now ESP are rebranding their standard ESP series as E-II and I assume they …

MusikMesse 2013: New Fret-King models

Written on April 18, 2013 at 5:59 pm, by Jon

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Fret-King have announced a number of new models including these new Black Label guitars the Fret-King Black Label Country Squire and Fret-King Black Label Corona GWR. Now I don’t know the exact model name of the Country Squire but it …

MusikMesse 2013: Washburn Parallaxe Guitars

Written on April 15, 2013 at 3:35 pm, by Jon

Washburn PXM10
Washburn PXM10

“Parallaxe, the way a shred guitar should be. Utilizing our 130 years of guitar crafting knowledge and experience and combined with a love and passion for guitars, we have created our most advanced rock/metal guitar. The line includes …

MusikMesse 2013: Fender Standard Plus Top

Written on April 12, 2013 at 12:43 pm, by Jon

Fender have announced the addition of the Plus Top range at MusikMesse 2013 to their already popular and affordable Standard range after I’m assuming a successful response to the high end Fender Select Series.

First up is the Fender